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Changing hostname in Centos

The steps to change the hostname on your Dedicated Server / VPS in Centos are as follows:

1.) Login to SSH as root
2.) Type "vi /etc/sysconfig/"
3.) Press insert on the keyboard and change the HOSTNAME to your preferred servername
4.) Press ESC on the keybord
5.) Save the configuration by typing ":wq!"
6.) Reboot server

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